TAMURA-MOD TS9 Tube Screamer (TS9TM)
TAMURA-MOD TS9 Tube Screamer (TS9TM)
TAMURA-MOD TS9 Tube Screamer (TS9TM)

TAMURA-MOD TS9 Tube Screamer (TS9TM)

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IN STOCK.  Please allow up to 10 business days for your pedal to be modified and tested.

Please note:  The TAMURA-MOD TS9 Tube Screamer pedals will not be signed.


  • New mod by Tube Screamer designer Susumu Tamura.
  • Midrange shifted to higher frequency range.
  • Accentuated pick attack.
  • Additional note clarity.
  • Slightly more clean signal.
  • "Magic" IC for improved tone and clarity.
  • High quality, low tolerance components.
  • Vishay 1N914 diodes for alternate drive signature.
  • Improved frequency response in bypass.


Due to the limited availability of these pedals, a 20% restocking fee will be charged on all canceled orders.

Who better to mod a pedal than the engineer who invented it?

    In his endless quest for the perfect TS-tone, legendary engineer Susumu Tamura has developed a new, tonally awesome variation on his iconic Tube Screamer mod.

    Using the Ibanez TS-9 as its foundation, the new TS9-TM Tamura-MOD offers a slightly different tonal palette where the midrange has been shifted to a higher frequency range.

    This subtle yet perceptible change accentuates a player’s pick attack, helping to articulate individual notes even with complex chord structures.

    The TS9-TM also passes a bit more clean signal, adding additional clarity to notes.

    The TS9-TM features the same “Magic” IC found in Mr. Tamura’s TS808-TM mod.

    After spending three years testing hundreds of different 808 variants, Mr. T determined that this OpAmp is the secret ingredient to the clearest, most authentic TS-tone possible.

    With the Magic IC at its core, Mr. T further fine-tuned the TS9-TM circuit by replacing specific components with higher quality, low-tolerance alternatives. ELNA bi-polar capacitors, KEMET tantalum capacitors and KOA/Speer resistors are used in key positions of the audio circuit to precisely sculpt the tone.

    In addition, Vishay 1N914 diodes were used in the pedal’s clipping stage. These current-production diodes offer an alternate drive signature to either the stock TS9 or the TS808-TM mod.

    Lastly, a key resistor in the output stage of the pedal was changed to provide a more even frequency response and less coloration when the pedal is bypassed.

    The TS9-TM is another testament to the versatility of the Tubescreamer circuit as well as to the ingenuity of its designer.

    PLEASE NOTE: Due to the limited nature of this pedal, long lead-times, and transaction fees a 20% restocking fee will be charged on all canceled orders.

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